Wheeling Man Arrested for Carrying Concealed Weapon Without a Permit


Wheeling Police arrested Dewanya Kortez Neal, 22, Wheeling, for carrying a concealed weapon. This happened just after 8:00 pm Sunday.   

Officers report they were at the new East Wheeling Sports Complex regarding an unrelated matter when they were approached by someone saying Neal was waiving a pistol around, about a block away.

Police found Neal at the intersection of 14th & Wood Street. After searching him they found a loaded, semi-automatic handgun concealed, without a permit.

Neal was arrested and taken to Northern Regional Jail until his arraignment by an Ohio County Magistrate.

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